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Marshall Allen

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Marshall Allen

Marshall Allen has been played on NTS in shows including Sees to Exist Show, featured first on 27 August 2017. Songs played include Inhale and Discipline 27B.

A longtime member of The Sun Ra Arkestra, alto saxophonist Marshall Allen later assumed leadership of the group following the departures of Sun Ra and his immediate successor, John Gilmore. He was also a regular collaborator of Babatunde Olatunji, in the process emerging as one of the first jazz musicians to fuse the avant-garde with traditional African music.

Allen was born May 25, 1924, in Louisville, KY, beginning clarinet lessons at the age of ten. After enlisting with…

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Inhale
Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandi, Roswell Rudd
RareNoise Records2019
Inhale
Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandi, Roswell RuddRareNoise Records2019
Discogs
Discipline 27B
Sun Ra Arkestra, Marshall Allen
In+Out Records2015
Discipline 27B
Sun Ra Arkestra, Marshall AllenIn+Out Records2015
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